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Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair  (Public Programs)

Bring the whole family to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for Michigan State University's Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair. Meet scientists and learn about the marvels of the brain - from how it looks and feels and works, to how to keep it healthy, to why brain research is so important.

This interactive exhibit is part of Brain Awareness Week, a worldwide celebration of the brain for people of all ages, focused on increasing public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.

See, feel and examine a real human brain
Conduct deep brain stimulation surgery on a gelatin brain
Extract DNA from a banana and bring it home in a test tube
See brain tricks and learn how the brain produces optical illusions
Conduct brain safety experiments with raw eggs to learn the importance of wearing a helmet
Create a model of a nerve cell, or neuron, and all of its components
Dress like a scientist and pose for a photo in the Science Selfie Photo Booth

The event is hosted by MSU College of Human Medicine

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Location: Grand Rapids Public Museum
Price: $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens ages 62 and older, $3 for children ages 2-17 (under age 2 is f
Sponsor: public
Contact: Scott Counts
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